Kiwi flax smoothie cure dengue

Kiwi fruit is advised by many to cure dengue since it can increase the platelet count and help to fight against the symptoms of dengue. Flax seeds contain Essential fatty acids and this helps to build immunity. It is essential to improve platelet count as well as improve immunity while affected by dengue. This smoothie is easy to make but very effective for all ages.

Research evidence(s)

Evidence 1

The patient can also be treated with natural home remedies such as papaya leaves, kiwi and other food items that have been proven to help in the increase of platelet count, which gets affected during dengue.


Raju, D. M. et al., 2015. Study of Diseases like Malaria, Chikungunya and Dengue caused by Mosquitoes in Human kind.. International Journal of Pharmacy and Analytical research, 4(2), pp. 94-99.

Evidence 2

Fruit juices such as watermelon, guava, kiwi, papaya, and other fruits rich in vitamin C are must for dengue patients. It helps the production of lymphocytes and strengthens the immune system of the body.


Singh, K. et al., 2016. Prevention and control of dengue by herbal remedies. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 8(3), pp. 708-713.

Read here on how and why kiwi is used to treat dengue.

Kiwi flaxseed smoothie to cure dengue – Recipe

  1. Take 3 fresh Kiwi fruits and a tablespoon of flaxseeds.
  2. Cut off the corners of the fruit.
  3. Remove the outer skin of the kiwi fruit.
  4. Shop into smaller pieces for ease of blending.
  5. Place the pieces in a blender.
  6. Add 1 tablespoon of flax seeds.
  7. Blend till smooth.
  8. Add water and blend once to dilute the smoothie and to make it drinkable.
  9. And.. done.


Consume this smoothies twice daily to cure dengue. This remedy is suitable for all ages.

Ramya Srinivasan, PDGBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. As a result of her passion in native medicine, she got her Diploma in Traditional Siddha Medicine from Bharat Sevak Samaj registered under the Indian Planning Commission. She is certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.